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by Natalie Bulick (non-member) on Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 09:40 am

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Discussion ACRL Technical Services Interest Group lightning round presentations and business meeting

by Natalie Bulick (non-member) on Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 11:43 am

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group will sponsor lightning round presentations and a business meeting at ALA Midwinter in Boston. This meeting will take place on Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Seaport Hotel, Plaza Ball Room A. The lightning rounds will focus on a variety of topics, all related to the work of technical services librarians in the academic setting.

Lightning round presentations:

Preparing Linked Data for Digital Repositories (Sai Deng, University of Central Florida)

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group will sponsor lightning round presentations and a business meeting at ALA Midwinter in Boston. This meeting will take place on Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Seaport Hotel, Plaza Ball Room A. The lightning rounds will focus on a variety of topics, all related to the work of technical services librarians in the academic setting.

Lightning round presentations:

Preparing Linked Data for Digital Repositories (Sai Deng, University of Central Florida)

Technical Services librarian as project manager (Nastia Guimaraes, University of Notre Dame)

Using Process Mapping to uncover workflow inefficiencies (Christine Dulaney, American University)

Adventures in ETD metadata wrangling: Metadata workflows for a mass retrospective thesis and dissertation digitization project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (Meghan Banach Bergin, University of Massachusetts Amherst)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Scans and Metadata: Employing students as workflows change in Academic Library Technical Services Departments (Linda Evans, Henderson State University)

The Value of Soft Skills in Technical Services (Penny Lochner, Muhlenberg College)

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Discussion Survey on embedded metadata in digital objects

by Natalie Bulick (non-member) on Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 03:04 pm

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to participate in a survey designed to collect information on the practice of embedding metadata into digital objects.

The purpose of the survey is to explore the cost and benefit of embedding additional (i.e. LAM-generated) metadata into digital objects, to the end of evaluating current practice and defining best practices.

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to participate in a survey designed to collect information on the practice of embedding metadata into digital objects.

The purpose of the survey is to explore the cost and benefit of embedding additional (i.e. LAM-generated) metadata into digital objects, to the end of evaluating current practice and defining best practices.

The survey consists of a mix of closed and open ended questions. Participation should take between 15-20 minutes.

Please follow this link to complete the survey:  http://goo.gl/forms/okWuTIyTcN

Rachel Jaffe, Metadata Librarian, UC Santa Cruz and Edward Corrado, Associate Dean, Library Technology Planning and Policy, University of Alabama are conducting this survey.

Participation is voluntary; participants will have the right to discontinue the survey at any point without penalty.

Information obtained from the online survey will be collected in a manner that human subjects cannot be identified, directly or through identifiers linked to the subject. Data will be made available to the profession; along with analysis of current practice and possibilities for future research.

The University of California, Santa Cruz Institutional Review Board has determined that this survey qualifies as exempt from full IRB oversight.

No human subjects harm is expected to occur during the online survey.

 

Deadline for completing the survey is September 15, 2015.

 

Contact Rachel Jaffe at 831-502-7291 or jaffer@ucsc.edu, or Edward Corrado at 205-348-0266 or emcorrado@ua.edu with questions or concerns about this study. If you have questions about your rights as a participant in this research, please contact the University of California, Santa Cruz Office of Research Compliance Administration, at 831-459-1473 or orca@ucsc.edu.

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Discussion Annual Meeting Minutes 2015

by Natalie Bulick (non-member) on Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 02:58 pm

All, I have attached the annual meeting minutes. If you have questions let me know.

Event Technical Services Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 07:07 pm

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group will sponsor lightning round presentations and a business meeting at the ALA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This meeting will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Hilton Union Square in the Continental 1 Room. The lightning rounds will focus on a variety of topics, all related to the work of technical services librarians in the academic setting.

Lightning round presentations:

The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group will sponsor lightning round presentations and a business meeting at the ALA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This meeting will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Hilton Union Square in the Continental 1 Room. The lightning rounds will focus on a variety of topics, all related to the work of technical services librarians in the academic setting.

Lightning round presentations:

Beyond the Screen Shot : Video Training for Technical Services Student Workers (Michelle Emanuel, University of Mississippi)

Backlog? We Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Backlog! (Beth Shoemaker, St. Ambrose University)

Using Organizational Design to Foster New Perspectives (Jennifer O’Brien Roper, University of Virginia)

"Cataloging" Outside the Catalog: Using WorldCat Lists to Enhance Discovery (Betty Landesman, University of Baltimore)

Too Small to Fail: Small Ways to Engage, for Catalogers (Jean Dickinson, University of California, Berkeley)

Cataloging at 33 1/3: Repurposing Metadata from Discogs.com to Catalog Sound Recordings (Joshua Barton, Michigan State University)

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Event ACRL Technical Services Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual, Las Vegas

by Cathy Weng on Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 09:21 am

Please mark your calendar for the ACRL Technical Services Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual, Las Vegas.

Meeting agenda:

Keynote presentation (30 minutes):

Title: Maximizing the Affordances of Faculty Status for Academic Librarians
Presenter: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University of Illinois-Urbana.

Business Meeting Agenda (30 minutes):

Please mark your calendar for the ACRL Technical Services Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual, Las Vegas.

Meeting agenda:

Keynote presentation (30 minutes):

Title: Maximizing the Affordances of Faculty Status for Academic Librarians
Presenter: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction at the University of Illinois-Urbana.

Business Meeting Agenda (30 minutes):

  1. Update since Midwinter 2014
  2. ACRL TSIG Survey preliminary results: needs assessment for technical services programs
  3. ACRL Conference 2015
  4. Incoming Convener report
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The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group provides a broad framework for information exchange on current developments and activities related to technical services including, but not limited to, collection development, collection management, acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries. In support of the mission of ACRL, the group develops programs and fosters and sponsors education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries.  

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